Do you Remember Fibrum? They Might Be changing VR content FOREVER!

Do you Remember Fibrum? They Might Be changing VR content FOREVER!

VR News: When you think of Fibrum you might think of their pretty good VR headset, or maybe their games like the Fibrum coster and cinema. Well, you might have thought they have sunk into oblivion like many other early VR adoption companies, but that is not the case. They have just secured $1 million of funding to launch their Desirum VR platform that they say “has a potential of changing the VR content distribution market.” I’m not sure if it will, but it sure has a good company backing…

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Virtual Reality Poker Just Got a Lot More Serious

Virtual Reality Poker Just Got a Lot More Serious

VR News: While it has been speculated for years now it seems PokerStars ( a massive name in online poker) has got around to making a serious VR poker app and it looks pretty great. You get a nice range of environments to play in as well as multiplayer table games with full voice chat. While it is only in a closed-beta for now it is due out for most big headsets (Rift, Vive, PSVR) before the end of the year. John Sciarrino from maxim.com gets to go hands-on and…

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Virtual Reality Helps Shrink the Skills Gap

Virtual Reality Helps Shrink the Skills Gap

VR News: We have seen VR used for all sorts of training purposes in the past, even teaching railway platform attendants! But did you know this area is one of the fastest growing areas of VR! Sure, the VR games industry might be slowing down, but when it comes to skill training it is leaping ahead as many businesses have discovered its benefits. Michael Field from industryweek.com finds out just how widespread VR job trailing really is!

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Are You Visiting JFK Airport in New York? Why Not Rest in Their VR Suite!

Are You Visiting JFK Airport in New York? Why Not Rest in Their VR Suite!

VR News: It’s not just on the plane that VR is taking over the aircraft industry, its also in the departure lounges! JFK Airport in New York, USA has just announced the opening of their “virtual reality suite” for travellers to spend some time in VR. While this is little more than a pop-up VR arcade its still something that might help spread VR into the more mainstream public.

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Not All VR Businesses Fail, Some Do Very Well Indeed!

Not All VR Businesses Fail, Some Do Very Well Indeed!

VR News: This is the story of a couple (David and Sandra Whelan) from Waterford (a City in the Republic of Ireland). The two of them made the business based on immersive home VR Education. 6 months ago their business was merely a seed of an idea, but in less than half a year it has been given an estimated worth of almost €30 million! But how and why? Find out by reading the article.

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MTR Crossrail Make a VR Train Station, but This Is No Game

MTR Crossrail Make a VR Train Station, but This Is No Game

VR News: MTR Crossrail (The “MTR stands for “Mass Transit Railway”) has created its own training program in VR for staff to spot possible dangers and problems before they happen. Things like suicide attempts at the train station or possible terrorists attacks. This is the first time VR has been used in this way in the transport sector anywhere in the world (as far as I know of anyway).

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What Is the Real Future of VR? Weird Tries To Find Out!

What Is the Real Future of VR? Weird Tries To Find Out!

VR News: Personally, I am not a fan of wired.com I find their articles too one-sided. But now and again they do strike gold and this article titled “The Wired Guide to Virtual Reality” is one of those moments. Written by Peter Rubin it’s a great article that goes through the history of VR to its future and it has a lot of well researched and written points making it well worth a look, even if you skip to the end to discover what wired.com thinks VR’s future is.

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